Italy

Event Options

Florence, Tuscany & Chianti shire

Rome & Ponza Island

Milan, Lakes Region & Wine Region

Venice, Verona & Wine Region

Naples, Capri & Amalfi Coast

Liguria: Portofino Coast & 5 Terre

Sardinia & Sicily

Apulia & Matera

Umbria

WHY ITALY?

  • There is a greater selection of hospitality, culture, activities and high quality services from the Ferrari museum where you can have a factory tour to southern part of Catania where a visit to Mount Etna would be an experience.

  • Stunning properties suited for conferences and incentives throughout Italy

  • Quality lifestyle “Made in Italy” symbolises style and classic pedigree

  • Italy will always be popular time and time and again and offers such a unique ambience every time you visit, even the same location twice.

  • Good international airline connections make any part of Italy reachable.

WHAT’S NEW IN ITALY

  • Milan is always a popular with style and fashion, the Universal Exposition delivered new infrastructures to the city

  • Venice: Plenty of quality hotels perfect for any occasion such as the JW Marriott Venice, San Clemente Palace, Kempinski Venice

  • Matera is already a World Heritage site and had been proclaimed the European Capital of Culture for 2019

CALCIO STORICO

WHEN: 24 June WHERE: Piazza San Croce, Florence  BEST FOR: Historical, Cultural Sporting Event,

CORSA DEI CERI

WHEN: 15 May WHERE: Piazza Grande, Gubbio BEST FOR: History, Local Tradition

EASTER MASS IN ST PETER’S SQUARE

WHEN: Every Easter WHERE: Vatican City, Rome BEST FOR: Religious, Traditional

FESTA DI SAN GIOVANNI BATTISTA

WHEN: 24 June WHERE: Florence BEST FOR: Entertainment, Culture, History

FESTIVAL DEI DUE MONDI

WHEN: June and July WHERE: Spoleto (South East of Perugia, Umbria) BEST FOR: Music, Arts, Culture

FESTIVAL OF SANT’ EFISIO

WHEN: 1st – 4th May WHERE: Cagliari, Sardinia BEST FOR: Traditonal Costumes, Religion

GENZANO INFIORATA

WHEN: June WHERE: Genzano BEST FOR: Culture and Tradition, Colour and Art

GIOCO DEL PONTE

WHEN: June (Last Sunday) WHERE: Ponte di Mezzo, Pisa BEST FOR: History, Folklore

GIO DEL SARACINO

WHEN: 3rd Sunday in June, 1st Sunday in September WHERE: Arezzo (Piazza Grande) BEST FOR: Historial and Cultural Event

GIRO DI LOMBARDIA

WHEN: October WHERE: Lake Como (North of Milan)  BEST FOR: Sporting Event, Cycling

MAGGIO MUSICALE FIORENTINA

WHEN: May & June WHERE: Florence (Teatro Comunale) BEST FOR: Music, Opera

OPERA FESIVAL IN VERONA

WHEN: Late June to August WHERE: Verona  BEST FOR: Music, Culture

PERUGIA’S CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL

WHEN: October (9 days in Mid Month) WHERE: Perugia’s historic centre BEST FOR: Everything Chocolate

REGATA STORICO

WHEN: September (1st Sunday) WHERE: The Grand Canal, Venice  BEST FOR: History, Cuture

SANT’ AGATA DI CATANIA

WHEN: 3rd – 5th February WHERE: Catania, Sicily  BEST FOR: Religious, Traditional Folklore Customs

SA SARTIGLIA ORISTANESE

WHEN: February (Between mid and late in the month) WHERE: Oristano, Sardinia BEST FOR: Sporting Event, Horseback Chivalry

THE BATTLE OF THE ORANGES

WHEN: February WHERE: Piazza di Citta, Ivrea BEST FOR: History, Culture, Theatre, Traditional Fun

THE PALIO

WHEN: 2nd July, 16 August WHERE: Siena BEST FOR: Historical, Local Culture

VIAREGGIO CARNIVAL

WHEN: January February March WHERE: Viareggio  BEST FOR: Italian Folklore, Culture,

VENICE CARNVALE

WHEN:February (2 weeks leading to Shrove Tuesday) WHERE: Venice BEST FOR: Costumes, Entertainment, Fun